The Other Sayings

Before critisizing a person, walk a mile in his/her shoes.
-A British Saying-

It is half of the knowledge saying "I do not kknow" when one does not have information about a subject.
-An Islamic Scholar-

That is more important is what you are worth when you have no money.

There is no goodness of the war and badness of the peace.
-Benjamin Franklin-

Pay the wage of a worker before his sweat dries.
-Prophet Mohammad (S.A.S.)-

We war for the sake of peace.

The lesson we learn from the history is that we do not get any lesson from it.

There should be a natural agreeableness between understanding and target of the intelligentsia and the public. That is, the ideas incultated to the public by the intelligentsia must be taken from spirit and conscience of the public.
-Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Konya-Turkey, 20.03.1923-

Poverty is a very expensive luxury, we are unable to cover its cost.
-Eleanor Roosevelt-

Are those ever equal, those who know and those who do not know?
-Surah Al Zumr, Verse 9-

Be silent like a book beside an ignorant.

As an odd symptom of life philosophy, absolutely a resistance occurs against every new and useful things. This is called as 'reaction' in our language.
-Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Izmir-Turkey, 1923-

The knowledge that can not be practised is in somewhere between true and false.
-A Scholar-

One knows well how difficult it is talking to an ignorant; Because an ignorant says whatever comes to his/her tongue…

One can not save only by working, but by decreasing the expenses.
-A Kayseri-Turkey Saying-

The wisdom of a person can be understood through his/her question.
-Hz. Omar (R.A.)-

Knowing is to foresee the future; foreseeing is to become powerful.
-A. Comte-

We should learn living together like brothers, otherwise we will die like fools.
-Martin Luther King-

Wealth does not increase by accumulating but by expending.
-Ibn Khaldoun-

A wise man uses his wisdom, the wiser man uses the others' wisdom.
-Bernard Shaw-

Do not waste the water when performing ablution even if you are beside a river.
-Prophet Mohammad (S.A.S.)-

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
-Vernon Law-

You can not understand power of a man without understanding power of words.

Greatness of a nation can not be measured by its population but number of its wise and virtuous people.
-Victor Hugo-

All human beings are equal to each other like the teeth of a comb.

-Prophet Mohammad (S.A.S.)-

We must cast off the traditional mind frame of 'beggar thy neighbour' and put securely in its place the ethic of 'prosper thy neighbour'.

-Mahathir Mohamad-

Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind.

-J. F. Kennedy-

No matter how much you know, but what you can say is limited to that could be understood by your adressee.

-Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rūmī-

Beware of little expense; a small leak will sink a great ship.

-Benjamin Franklin-

Do not despise anybody. Everybody has his/her own value.


A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.

-Albert Einstein-

Allah (c.c.) makes rich who are economical, however, makes poor who are wasteful.

-Hz. Muhammed (S.A.S.)-

A river always wins the challenge between itself and rock; however not through its durability but stability.


Non scholae, sed vitae discimus.
(We learn for life but not for school.)

-Lucius Annaeus Seneca-